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  • Jul 25 2008
  • 25 Jul 2008

Errors Found in Search of Nickels

Errors in some circulated nickels were found recently by a Florida coin collector. The message here is that when cherry-picking coins, not only should one look for the brilliant uncirculated but also for errors. These errors happen to be in Jefferson nickels, which are his pendchant, and fortunately for him. One good find was a 1996-P Jefferson nickel which was struck twice.

  • Jul 24 2008
  • 24 Jul 2008

Yankee Stadium collectibles baseball card set a must, must-have

Baseball’s most legendary stage, Yankee Stadium, will be shutting its doors for the final time at the end of the 2008 season.

  • Jul 24 2008
  • 24 Jul 2008

How to Understand Antiques, Collectibles And Art Prices

Auction value, retail value, insurance replacement value, appropriate marketplace, fair-market value, cash value—all terms applied to antiques, art and collectibles.

  • Jul 24 2008
  • 24 Jul 2008

A Scrimshaw Mystery Solved!

I like a good mystery! And I especially love to solve mysteries. This scrimshawed 22.2-ounce & 7.25-inch Sperm whale tooth falls into that category.

  • Jul 23 2008
  • 23 Jul 2008

Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company: The Early Years (1893 to 1910)

This is the first of a series of articles on the Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company. Over the next few weeks I will cover the Art Deco period and art glass giftware line.

History

  • Jul 23 2008
  • 23 Jul 2008

This Week in Geek: 7/23

Who saw The Dark Knight last weekend and lost their minds?

  • Jul 23 2008
  • 23 Jul 2008

Shredded wheat bowl, George Jones And Sons

Hi Toriang. Thanks for the info and have looked at other items by same person. Have found the Abbey pattern like mine and I am amazed that it is worth something. Must stop using it as a butter dish!!!

  • Jul 22 2008
  • 22 Jul 2008

Antique cast iron wall mounting candle or latern holder

This is a 19th century item that I bought from an estate sale. I have gone online to see if anything resembles this candle/latern holder. Some items I have seen resemble and are in the $800.00-1,000 range. My candle/latern holder swivels.

  • Jul 21 2008
  • 21 Jul 2008

The Comic Speculator: The Dark Knight

Unless you live under a rock you’ve probably heard that the sequel to Batman, The Dark Knight, opened in theaters last Friday. If you’re reading this blog I can only assume that you are a nerd like me and you’ve already seen The Dark Knight at least once. The buzz around the new Batman is mainly centered on Health Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker.

  • Jul 21 2008
  • 21 Jul 2008

This Week in Geek 7/16

Wednesday is upon us yet again and that means one thing! Well one thing for comic nerds anyway. New comic day! It’s mid-july, crossovers season is in full swing, comic book movies rule the box office, the Cubs are still first in their division and the new Batman movie opens this weekend. Who could ask for more?